The German box office has had a record-breaking nine months, raking in $645 million from a record 127.3 million filmgoers -- up 15% on last year -- according to the German Federal Film Board (FFA).
Next year's Berlin Intl. Film Festival will unveil a new program aimed at fostering young filmmakers.
Bruce Willis has pulled out of the Regus London Film Festival, citing family commitments.
The latest feature from Globo Filmes, "Caramuru -- A Invencao do Brasil" (Caramuru -- The Invention of Brazil), bows Nov. 9 in Brazil.
Nowhere near as flavorful as the sushi-enlivening green paste it's named after, "Wasabi" is an acceptably entertaining but borderline bland vehicle for Jean Reno, as a French police inspector…
United Intl. Pictures has announced the reappointment of chairman Paul Oneile and CEO Andrew Cripps for another five years through 2006.
Feature film and dot-com veteran Aaron Meyerson, who exec produced such films as "Dumb and Dumber" and "Inspector Gadget," has joined Fox Television Studios as VP of business development.
Three years after ankling the top job at Universal Pictures, Casey Silver is gathering steam as a producer, having recently set up a number of high-profile projects around town.
Fireworks Pictures and Samuel Goldwyn Films have acquired all North American rights to "Me Without You" starring Michelle Williams, Anna Friel and Kyle MacLachlan.
Arthur Hiller was feted with the Tisch Lifetime Achievement Award Tuesday at the inaugural Jewish Image Awards, held at the BevHilton.
Jim Carrey next will star in an untitled comedy for Universal and Jersey Films that was written and will be directed by Gary Ross ("Pleasantville").